Condiments and Dips

Condiments and dips

A meal is always better with a little bit on the side. This collection of recipes adds a little taste, a little flavour, a little interest to your meals. Many of them can be kept in the fridge for several days to perk up several meals. All of them use whole ingredients and avoid processed ones.


Almond Milk and Flour

Almond Milk and Flour

Almond Milk is a great substitute for milk in cooking and baking. This is an easy way to make it ... Read More
Avocado Tahini Dip with Pomegranate Seeds

Avocado Tahini Dip with Pomegranate Seeds

There is nothing that says "Middle Eastern food" like pomegranate and tahini. This avocado tahini dip is given a very ... Read More
Tahini Avocado Spread

Avocado Tahini Spread

Chicken burgers are really tasty, but they can also use a little something to spice them up. We made this ... Read More
Avocado Vinaigrette dressing

Avocado Vinaigrette Dressing

In Singapore it is always salad weather, which means that we tend to eat them a lot. But continuing to ... Read More

Basil mint pesto

This is a great pesto to have in your repertoire to jazz up a meal. It is very easy, but ... Read More
Chicken Burgers, avocado and tahini spread, red onion and mushroom in vinegar

Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

This side dish of caramelised onions and mushrooms is great as a topping to vegetarian or other burgers, on top of ... Read More
Coconut Yoghurt with Mango and Honey

Coconut Yoghurt

Since going dairy free I haven't had any yoghurt, or yoghurt substitutes. I wanted to change my breakfast habit (muesli ... Read More
Coriander Tahini Dip

Coriander Tahini Dip

Tahini is a wonderful base ingredient for dips. We have been enjoying making many different combinations including this Coriander Tahini ... Read More

Courgette and Tahini Lime Dip

This is an easy to prepare dip which goes well with cucumber, carrots and celery sticks for an afternoon snack ... Read More
Desiccated Coconut Milk

Desiccated Coconut Milk

Recently for some strange reason we could not find any of the brand of coconut milk that we normally buy ... Read More
Dukkah crusted tuna

Dukkah (Duqqa)

Dukkah is a classic Middle Eastern blend of spices, seeds and herbs. Originating in Egypt, there is no definitive recipe, ... Read More

Garlic Aioli Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is something I though that we had left behind when we changed our diet, but it does not need ... Read More
Homemade Korean Carrot Kimchi

Homemade Carrot Kimchi

No Korean meal is complete without a side dish of Kimchi. It is a national obsession, and rightly so. There ... Read More
Homemade Korean Kimchi

Homemade Korean Kimchi

One of our son's best friends at school is Korean, and his mother was nice enough to give us some ... Read More
Homemade wholefood paleo mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

I was quickly whipping up a jar of mayonnaise this morning to go over an Eggs Benedict breakfast, when I ... Read More
Homemade mustard

Homemade Mustard

I wanted to make a sweet potato salad with a honey mustard dressing, but in looking at the pots of ... Read More

Lebanese Seven Spice Powder

A staple in any Lebanese kitchen, the aromatic blend is very versatile and works wonders as a dry rub on ... Read More

Mango Passionfruit Salsa

This salsa is sweet with a spicy bite. Delicious with sweet potato cakes, or as a topping for chicken, pork ... Read More
parsnip and red carrot hummus

Parsnip and Purple Carrot Hummus

Hummus is a favourite spread for my son, and we have been trying some variations of the recipe (which is ... Read More

Passionfruit and Orange Sauce

This is a delicious sauce with a lot of flavour. It suits being paired with big flavored meats such as ... Read More

Ras el Hanout spice mix

Ras el Hanout is a North African (Moroccan) spice mix that translates as “top of the shop”. There is no ... Read More
Rucola and Mint pesto

Rucola Mint Pesto

This is a very versatile pesto sauce that can be used as a dip for sweet potatoes, as a topping ... Read More
Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Curry Paste

This is a basic Thai Green Curry paste recipe that can be used as the basis to make Thai green ... Read More

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